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The balance of the US $ and the Canadian $

wireless.praying.mantis

Dec 5, 2010, 9:14 PM
With the US $ and Canadian $ almost equal in value (US $ is 1.00000 and the the Canadian one is $1.00037 as of 9:10 pm EST), I wonder if Canadians are starting to jump to The States to purchase wireless devices which may be unlocked to be used with their wireless carrier back home seeing how the full price on the majority of wireless devices here in The States seem to be quite a bit less expensive. I still ponder why the US wireless carriers don't have 3 year contracts like the Canadians ones do.
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Joby Dick

Dec 5, 2010, 9:49 PM
of a three year contract?
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Amarantamin

Dec 5, 2010, 9:57 PM
If the phones over there are still more expensive anyways.
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Amarantamin

Dec 5, 2010, 9:58 PM
It's a retentions thing. Have upgrades every 2 years with 3 year contracts, and the customer has to stay with their old phone for a year with a full upgrade to switch carrier. Most customers would cave.
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